Man dies after car falls 40ft down wooded bank

A man has died after the car he was driving left the road and dropped about 40ft (12m) down a wooded bank in Devon.

The man was driving along the A396 near Bickleigh Wood at about 16:50 GMT on Friday when the incident happened, police said,

The driver, the only person in the car, was pronounced dead at the scene and his next of kin are being informed.

No other car was involved in the incident. Anyone with information is urged to contact the police.

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